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Matt Hagan: Funny Car Strongman

Matt Hagan joins Brian Lohnes on this week's episode of the NHRA Insider podcast and talks about his 2020 NHRA Camping World Funny Car championship season: The ups, the downs, the motivating factors, and the ultimate victory in Las Vegas.
23 Nov 2020
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Matt Hagan joins Brian Lohnes on this week's episode of the NHRA Insider podcast and talks about his 2020 NHRA Camping World Funny Car championship season: The ups, the downs, the motivating factors, and the ultimate victory in Las Vegas. Lohnes…
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It's go-time for the 'Big Go': 2021 NHRA U.S. Nationals tickets now on sale

Tickets for the NHRA U.S. Nationals, the biggest and most prestigious drag race in the world, are now on sale for 2021 “Big Go,” Sept. 1-5 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis.
23 Nov 2020
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Tickets for the NHRA U.S. Nationals, the biggest and most prestigious drag race in the world, are now on sale for 2021 “Big Go,” Sept. 1-5 at Lucas Oil Raceway at Indianapolis. The annual event, the oldest and richest in NHRA history, will mark…
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MLB, NASCAR, and NHRA partner with Marcus Lemonis’ Plating Change program to battle food insecurity 

Marcus Lemonis, best known for his long-running hit show CNBC’s The Profit, is kickstarting the “Plating Change” program through The Lemon-Aid Foundation with a $1M donation, a newly formed partnership with Grubhub, and support from marketing partners NHRA, NASCAR, and MLB.
21 Nov 2020
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  Marcus Lemonis, best known for his long-running hit show CNBC’s The Profit, wants to challenge Americans to give back to their local restaurants and help those who are food insecure during this holiday season and the continued…
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Breaking: Cruz Pedregon Racing adds tuner John Collins and experienced team

Cruz Pedregon Racing will enter the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series in pursuit of a third NHRA Funny Car world championship with veteran tuner John Collins and his experienced team preparing the Snap-on Tools Dodge Charger.
20 Nov 2020
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Cruz Pedregon Racing will enter the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series in pursuit of a third NHRA Funny Car world championship with a new crew chief and team preparing the Snap-on Tools Dodge Charger. Team owner Cruz Pedregon announced…
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Steve Jackson delivers his second NHRA E3 Spark Plugs Pro Mod championship

Fresh off his second championship in the E3 Spark Plugs NHRA Pro Mod series, Steve Jackson checked in with NHRA's Brian Lohnes in our latest Skype interview.
20 Nov 2020
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NHRA revs up licensing program with JH Design apparel

NHRA has partnered with JH Design for a collection of stylized jackets, hoodies and t-shirts that deliver trendsetting styles that tap into the Speed For All culture of NHRA.
19 Nov 2020
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NHRA has partnered with JH Design for a collection of stylized jackets, hoodies and t-shirts. A full line of NHRA jackets, hoodies and t-shirts will deliver trendsetting styles that tap into the Speed For All culture of NHRA. This new NHRA…
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Crew chief Dickie Venables offers his take on his third Funny Car championship with Matt Hagan

Fresh off of his third Camping World NHRA Funny Car title with driver Matt Hagan, crew chief Dickie Venables offers his take on a trying but successful 2020 season.
19 Nov 2020
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NHRA Skype interview with Top Sportsman world champion Darian Boesch

Darian Boesch, the newly crowned world champion in Top Sportsman presented by Vortech Superchargers, joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes via Skype to talk about his success in 2020, his journey from Jr. Dragsters to a 230-mph Camaro, and his future plans.
18 Nov 2020
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Top Fuel Harley's Randal Andras recaps amazing championship season

Randal Andras won six races this year on his way to the Mickey Thompson Top Fuel Harley championship. He recently joined NHRA's Brian Lohnes via Skype to discuss his domination of the popular class.
17 Nov 2020
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Strutmasters.com extends sponsorship with Top Fuel rising star Justin Ashley

NHRA Rookie of the Year Justin Ashley has announced that Strutmasters.com will continue its marketing and sponsorship relationship with the Davis Motorsports Top Fuel team in 2021.
17 Nov 2020
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NHRA Rookie of the Year Justin Ashley has announced that Strutmasters.com will continue its marketing and sponsorship relationship with the Davis Motorsports Top Fuel team.  The marketing partnership will cover the 2021 NHRA Camping World…
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Tickets now on sale for Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, June 24-27

Tickets are now on sale for the 15th Annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, June 24-27, at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio.
16 Nov 2020
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Tickets are now on sale for the 15th Annual Summit Racing Equipment NHRA Nationals, June 24-27, at Summit Motorsports Park in Norwalk, Ohio. The event is part of the track’s most packed and plentiful schedule in its history after being closed for…
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Video highlights: Matt Hagan, 2020 Camping World NHRA Funny Car champion

Matt Hagan won his third Camping World NHRA Funny Car world championship with a performance that included three victories in five final-round appearances.
14 Nov 2020
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Video highlights: Erica Enders, 2020 Camping World NHRA Pro Stock champion

In 2020, Erica Enders became the first woman to win four NHRA championships with a stellar performance that included a perfect 4-0 record in final rounds.
14 Nov 2020
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2021 tickets now on sale for Gainesville, Atlanta, Pomona, and Epping events

Tickets are on sale for the first events of the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, including the Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, NHRA Southern Nationals, and Lucas Oil NHRA Winternationals as well as the NHRA New England Nationals in June.
13 Nov 2020
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Tickets are on sale for the first events of the 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season, including the year-opening Amalie Motor Oil NHRA Gatornationals, which will kick off NHRA’s 70th-anniversary celebration March 11-14 in Gainesville,…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Top Dragster champ Bradley Johnson

12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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After previous wins in Super Gas and Super Comp, Bradley Johnson is now a victor in Top Dragster presented by Vortech Superchargers after driving past Al Kenny in the final round. Johnson, a leading contender for the world championship, won…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Top Sportsman champ Don Meziere

12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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The final round in Top Sportsman presented by Vortech Superchargers went to Don Meziere after a solid performance against Bryan Warr. Meziere, the winner of the Pomona event at the start of the season, coupled a .010 light with a 6.960 on his…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Super Gas champ Mike Boehner

12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Reigning Division 7 Super Gas champ Mike Boehner picked up his national event win by driving his Camaro past Roger Kato in the final. Kato fouled, ending the race early while Boehner drove to a 10.01 on the 10.05 index for the win. Boehner…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Super Comp champ Marko Perivolaris

12 Nov 2020
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Marko Perivolaris successfully defended his 2019 Las Vegas title in Super Comp when he stopped Steve Casner in the final round. Perivolaris got a free ride after Casner fouled and then highlighted the win with a 9.052 on the 9.05 index.…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Stock champ Justin Lamb

12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Although he ultimately came up short, Justin Lamb kept his hopes for a sixth world title intact when he won his 27th national event title and seventh in Las Vegas. In the final round, Lamb drove his COPO Camaro to a coasting 10.20 on his 10.05…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Super Stock champ Terry Emmons

12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Terry Emmons won the Denso U.S. Nationals earlier this season to score his first national event victory since the 2012 season. His most recent win came much more quickly after he put his Lucas Oil/Protect the Harvest.com entry into the winner’s…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Comp champ Cody Lane

12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Comp winner Cody Lane has enjoyed a fair amount of success in Las Vegas and now has four victories at the famed Strip. Lane, a Vegas winner in 2013, 2016, and 2019, put his E/SMA Cavalier into the winner’s circle following a final round win…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Top Alcohol Funny Car champ Sean Bellemeur

12 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Sean Bellemeur now has an even 20 wins since his first in 2015 following his final round win over Bob McCosh. Bellemeur drove the Bartone Bros/Hussey Performance Camaro to a 5.500 for the win, scoring on a slight holeshot against McCosh’s 5.499…
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Dodge NHRA Finals Top Alcohol Dragster champ Megan Meyer

12 Nov 2020
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Megan Meyer, who earlier this season announced her retirement from active competition, won for the 13th time in her career and third this season when she beat four-time champion Joey Severance in the final round. Meyer opened eliminations with…
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Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil Sportsman Highlights

Reigning and now two-time Top Alcohol Dragster champion Megan Meyer and outgoing Top Alcohol Funny Car title holder Sean Bellemeur wrapped up the 2020 season with victories at the Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil
12 Nov 2020
Kevin McKenna, NHRA National Dragster Senior Editor
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Reigning and now two-time Top Alcohol Dragster champion Megan Meyer and outgoing Top Alcohol Funny Car title holder Sean Bellemeur wrapped up the 2020 season with victories at the Dodge NHRA Finals presented by Pennzoil. Alcohol racing’s dynamic duo…
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Championship drama, final events highlight new issue of NHRA National Dragster

The latest issue of NHRA National Dragster magazine is now online, still available free for all to read, and in the mail to NHRA members around the world. The issue covers the final run to the season championships with coverage of the year-ending Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals and Dodge NHRA Finals
12 Nov 2020
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Top Sportsman champ Mark Buehring

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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The Top Sportsman presented by Vortech Superchargers class welcomed another first-time winner when Mark Buehring drove to victory over David Cuadra in the final round. Buehring drove his Chevy Cobalt to a 7.23 off his 7.02 dial after Cuadra…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Super Gas champ Charlie Stewart

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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It might not have been the best run of his career, but Charlie Stewart will long remember his win over Vernon Rowland in the Super Gas final. Both drivers missed the tree, but Stewart was on the number at the finish line with a 9.914 to 9.9467…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Super Comp champ Shannon Brinkley

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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After five runner-up finishes dating to 2004, Shannon Brinkley is finally an NHRA national event champion. Brinkley brought home the Wally in Super Comp when he drove his L’Auberge Casino dragster past Dylan Hough in the final round. Brinkley…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Stock champ Woody Gary

11 Nov 2020
NHRA National Dragster staff
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Woody Gary’s Hemi-powered lime green A/SA ’70 Dodge Challenger has become one of the most popular cars in Stock Eliminator and it’s also very competitive. Gary drove the show quality Dodge to the win in Houston when he got the best of Wes Neely…
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Mopar Express Lane NHRA SpringNationals Super Stock champ Gary Emmons

11 Nov 2020
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After watching his identical triplet brothers, Terry and Jerry, each get a win at the Denso U.S. Nationals, Gary Emmons joined the fun in Houston when he drove the team’s Lucas Oil Products Cavalier to victory in Super Stock. Emmons, a winner in…
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